1. The Republic of the Congo ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    07 April 2014

    The Republic of the Congo is the 57th member State of the ILO, and the ninth African State – after Liberia, Gabon, Benin, Togo, Morocco, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa – that ratified the MLC, 2006.

  2. Abandoned, but not alone

    07 April 2014

    ILO News visits the crew of the B Ladybug, who have been stranded off the coast of Malta for almost a year after their ship owner went bankrupt. The provision of financial security for abandoned seafarers and the issue of compensation are two key topics under discussion this week at the ILO.

  3. ILO, Maritime sector to address abandonment of seafarers and shipowners’ liability

    04 April 2014

  4. Argentina ratifies the Domestic Workers Convention

    24 March 2014

    Argentina is the thirteenth ILO member State and the seventh Latin American member State to ratify this instrument that seeks to improve the working and living conditions of tens of millions of domestic workers worldwide.

  5. Somalia ratifies three fundamental ILO Conventions

    20 March 2014

    Somalia ratifies the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87), the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98) and the Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182)

  6. Follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    10 March 2014

    Review of annual reports and Country baselines under the ILO Declaration Annual Review (2000-2014)

  7. Slovenia ratifies the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187) and the Night Work Convention, 1990 (No. 171)

    12 February 2014

  8. Tunisia ratifies three international labour Conventions, including the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 144)

    11 February 2014

  9. General Survey on Minimum Wage Systems (2014)

    10 February 2014

    The Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations has just published its annual General Survey on member States' national law and practice.

  10. ILO publishes the annual report on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations 2014

    05 February 2014

    The Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations, whose work constitutes the cornerstone of the ILO's supervisory system on international labour standards, has just published its annual report.